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IT Security Analyst

Ref: 80786

  • Excellent Rates on Offer
  • 03 Apr 2024
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

IT Security Analyst

Daily Rate Contract (hybrid role) Dublin

About the Company

Our client is a leading financial services company based in Dublin City Centre. They are known as a great place to work with a fast paced and varied work environment and supportive culture.

About the Position

In this role you will measure, report, monitor and improve the effectiveness of existing security controls and provide advice and recommendations to IT staff as to the implementation of new security controls.  You will need to be comfortable with technology, and capable of independent research and analysis of security threats to new or emerging technologies. This role could suit a strong IT support person with a cyber security qualification or someone with some Cyber security experience.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responding to security incidents.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of key security & IT controls.
  • Respond to and advise end users on reported phishing mails and security events
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly security checks.
  • Raise tickets to the service disk to address actions from security events such as blocking mail addresses.
  • Maintain a log of reported security events and categorise using documented guidelines
  • Monitor and action routine events and incidents reported to the security team.
  • Generate monthly security reports
  • Assist in the performance of regular phishing tests
  • Monitor compliance to security policies, identifying, documenting, and remediating deviations.
  • Review & investigate the output of security tools, including Vulnerability Assessment, SIEM & automated scripts, for security vulnerabilities and significant changes to the security status of the organisation.
  • Work with service delivery team to implement identified improvements or remediate vulnerabilities.
  • Provide security policy implementation guidance to internal staff.
  • Maintain an awareness of security news and developments in industry standards.

  • Analytical, organised and problem-solving temperament by nature with the ability to troubleshoot issues independently
  • Ideally suited to recent graduate with IT experience and looking to move into a security role
  • Degree in Information Security or IT.

Remuneration Package

A very strong daily rate on offer and excellent working environment. This is a hybrid role with two days onsite in Dublin 2.


Please contact Derek Smyth on 01 5927861 or email or simply click the apply button.

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